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The ever-popular Friday Five Series, supported by East of England Co-Op, has been up-and-running for a couple of weeks, with Framlingham Flyers hosting the third event this evening.

Woolpit recorded an exciting one-wicket win over Wivenhoe Two in a Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One clash at Rectory Lane on Saturday.

Suffolk claimed an exciting three-wicket win over Buckinghamshire in the Unicorns Knock-Out Trophy at Ipswich School, Ivry Street, today, to move into the quarter-finals.

Woodbridge Town 3 Bungay Town 0

Jack Beaumont was the only player from either side to score more than 40 runs, but his fine knock of 78 was not enough to prevent Copdock & Old Ipswichian from suffering an opening day four-wicket defeat to Frinton-on-Sea in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Leiston 2 Needham Market 0

The sweltering conditions and the 26.2 miles of roads ahead of them failed to deter a huge number of local runners, from Suffolk and North-East Essex, from conquering the 38th staging of the London Marathon on Sunday.

The temperatures are set to be brutally hot in the Capital tomorrow, for the time of the year, which will add to the challenge posed by the 38th staging of the Virgin Monday London Marathon.

Cricket correspondent CARL MARSTON previews the new East Anglian Premier League season, speaking to the captains of our region’s five top clubs

Club runners from Ipswich JAFFA, Felixstowe Road Runners and Ipswich Harriers will be converging on the Capital this weekend, to take part in the 38th staging of the London Marathon.

Helen Davies achieved her two main goals following another impressive outing at the Brighton Marathon last weekend.

Achilles and Woodbridge Town will attempt to play their CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup semi-final for the third time tomorrow evening, at Felixstowe & Walton United FC (kick-off 7.45pm).

John (Jack) Millar tasted victory at the prestigious Home Countries International cross country meeting, held at Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday.

Lewis Sullivan and April Hill led the way as Suffolk enjoyed a successful day at the annual English Schools Cross Country Championships, held in bitterly cold conditions at Temple Newsam Park in Leeds on Saturday.

Bury Town 0 Needham Market 0 (Bury win 5-4 on penalties)

Three Suffolk athletes posted top-10 finishes at the annual CAU Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships, held over a muddy and demanding course at Prestwood Hall, Loughborough, on Saturday.

Jack Millar, despite veering off course on a couple of occasions, recovered to finish a marvellous fourth in the junior men’s race at the English National Cross Country Championships, held at Parliament Hill Fields on Hampstead Heath in North-West London on Saturday.

The Kesgrave parkrun continues to attract bumper fields, and last Saturday was no exception as exactly 400 runners, joggers and walkers covered the weekly 5K challenge from Millennium Jubilee Hall.

Athletics writer Carl Marston talks to Helen Davies (nee Decker), Ipswich JAFFA’s former international marathon star who is running strongly again

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s EFL League Two match against Carlisle United, in our Matchday Live blog from Brunton Park.

Suffolk’s remarkable run of success in the annual Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships continued apace with another dominant display, this time on home turf at Royal Hospital School in Holbrook last Saturday.

Suffolk Premier Cup quarter-finals

Leiston 2

Ipswich Town XI 1

Leiston progressed to the Suffolk Premier Cup Semi-finals for the seventh year on the trot after a hard fought 2-1 win over an Ipswich Town XI last night.

In our weekly look at the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we feature Saturday’s 284th staging of the Ipswich parkrun

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s EFL League Two match against Newport County, in our Matchday Live blog from the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Suffolk athlete Ruby Vinton surged to a sensational victory at the annual South of England Cross Country Championships, held at Stanmer Park in Brighton last weekend.

In the current climate, with all the talk of equal pay and gender inequality in the work-place, as well as in the sporting world, it is perhaps fitting to cast an eye over our own sport of cross country.

In our weekly look at the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we feature Saturday’s 181st staging of the Kesgrave parkrun

Copdock & Old Ipswichian’s young all-rounder, Donald Mlambo, scored a half-century for Zimbabwe Under-19s in the Under-19s World Cup, currently being hosted by New Zealand, on Wednesday evening.

Some runners just seem to get quicker with age. Jim Last certainly fits the bill.

In our weekly look at the ever-popular parkruns across Suffolk and North-East Essex, we feature Saturday’s 282nd Ipswich parkrun, held at Christchurch Park

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